LIST: Area schools closing Friday, Feb. 7

LIST: Area schools closing Friday, Feb. 7
School early dismissals due to the threat of severe weather on Thursday, Feb. 6. (Source: Pexels)

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) - The following schools have made the decision to cancel school for Friday, Feb. 7, 2020:

Appling County: Appling County schools will be closed on Friday. Staff should report to school at 8 a.m. unless road conditions will not allow it. The school district says they recognize that the weather should be fine after 3 a.m., however, many roads will present hazardous conditions during the morning bus routes. Schools will resume on Monday.

Appling Christian Academy will not have school on Friday.

Emanuel County: Emanuel County schools will be closed on Friday. They made this decision due to already saturated conditions, paved and dirt roads continue to flood making driving in these conditions hazardous.

Jeff Davis County: Jeff Davis schools will be closed on Friday. Staff should report at 8 a.m. unless road conditions will not allow it. Schools will resume on Monday.

Montgomery County: Montgomery County schools will be closed on Friday. This is based on advice from the EMA and MC Road Dept. Several dirt roads have already been closed and flooding is expected to follow.

Toombs County: Toombs County schools will be closed on Friday for students only. The decision was made after consulting with local EMA officials and law enforcement. Road conditions pose a hazard for student transportation due to the large amounts of rain received. Staff should report at 9 a.m. Schools will resume normal operations on Monday.

Treutlen County: Treutlen County Schools will be closed on Friday. They say the present condition of the roads poses a safety hazard for students.

The following schools will have a delayed start time Friday morning:

Savannah Christian Preparatory School won’t open until 10:30 a.m. due to power outages.

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